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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 33' South, Longitude: 34° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.90 meters/second, 1659.2 km/hour, 1031.0 miles/hour or 895.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.18 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.18 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.0"1031.04 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.09 misouth1031.03 mi
24 hours0° 03' 57.4"4.53 miwest0° 22' 41.7"25.99 misouth26.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 20' North, Longitude: 107° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.04 meters/second, 1559.0 km/hour, 968.7 miles/hour or 841.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 02.9"968.54 miwest0° 07' 54.5"9.06 misouth968.88 mi
24 hours11° 34' 21.1"772.12 mieast3° 31' 23.8"242.23 misouth814.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
João PessoaTue 11:04 AM74 km46 miles40 nmSouthwest SW
NatalTue 11:04 AM121 km75 miles65 nmNorthwest NW
Campina GrandeTue 11:04 AM167 km104 miles90 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeTue 11:04 AM176 km109 miles95 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CaruaruTue 11:04 AM244 km152 miles132 nmSouthwest SW
MaceióTue 11:04 AM370 km230 miles200 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaTue 12:04 PM373 km232 miles202 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaTue 11:04 AM550 km341 miles297 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorTue 11:04 AM833 km518 miles450 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémTue 11:04 AM1653 km1027 miles892 nmWest-northwest WNW
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